Bangkokrandy's Traveler Profile
- Favourite music
- My theme song: "It's My Life", by Bon Jovi
- Baton Rouge, Lousisana, USA - but I don't plan to die there.
- Favourite movie
- 9 1/2 Weeks with Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke. Almost every scene in the movie is a cinematographic masterpiece.
- English, German, Thai
- Favourite quote
- Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. -William Pitt, British prime minister (28 May 1759-1806)
- Interests and hobbies
- Travelling, reading, photography, exercising and stock market investing.
- One thing I want to do before I die
- Favourite book
- Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
- My friends describe me as
- Tall and skinny. (Even though that might be true, I meant it as a joke - as I'm sure it was intended that I write something a bit more philosophical here.)
Recent Entries by Bangkokrandy
Venturing Abroad Again - Aug 16, 2016
16 August, 2016 - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam By the time I start this trip in mid-October, I will have been living in Ho Chi Minh City for just over a year and a half - without having left the co...
Sapa 2 - Nov 19, 2015
For your information, here is what my Lonely Planet guide book says about Sapa: “Established as a hill station by the French in 1922, the charming highland town of Sapa is one place in the no...
Sapa 1 - Nov 17, 2015
Monday, 16 November 2015 For no explicable reason, I had another fairly sleepless night, having gone to bed at 11pm and woken up at 3am. By all accounts I should have slept well: I was tired an...